The Catacombs Production Guide
Unused Special Effects: Breakaway


The opening shot ("The Dark Side Of The Moon") as it appears in the episode.

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Alternative versions of the opening shot. The Earth is a thin crescent (not immediately recognisable as Earth), and the Sun has a brilliant halo.

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Another version, this time with a larger Earth. The Moon casts a large shadow over it.

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The second shot ("Nuclear Waste Disposal Area Two") as it appears in the episode.

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Two alternative versions of the second shot, filmed on 27th December 1973.

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Another two versions of the second shot, this time panning from the disposal area to the depot (barely seen in the final episode).

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